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Asian Games 2018: Kabaddi Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

India 44 - 28 Srilanka [FT]
Updated: 19 August 2018 18:13 IST - Published: 19 August 2018 07:11 IST
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That's all from this riveting Kabaddi clash between India and Srilanka! This is Prasen Moudgal, signing off!

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the live updates and more from the 2018 Asian Games!
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With this win, India now have two wins out of two matches and are certainly on the path towards yet another title victory. 

Tomorrow, we have an exciting clash on the cards as India will face off against South Korea, do join us for all the live action! 
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Srilanka can take heart from the fact that their defense stood tall right throughout the game, highlighted by the number of super tackles inflicted on India, which will hold the islanders in good stead for the rest of the tournament. 
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India wins 44 - 28 against Srilanka to register its second win of the 2018 Asian Games!

Yet another great display of top-flight Kabaddi from the Men in Blue to follow up the opening match win against Bangladesh. India did have a slight shift in momentum at the start of the game as Sri Lanka raced away to a lead but the Ajay Thakur-led side clawed their way back to gain the lead and from there, did not look back. 
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Wow! A timeout called for by Srilanka. Just 20 seconds left on the clock, wonder what the advice is now? Maybe a surrender raid and then a SUPER TACKLE? Well, its a game of strategy after all. 

Anyway, back to live action and Rohit Kumar finishes off with an empty raid which is also the buzzer raid. 
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And again, a SUPER TACKLE! They are relentless when they are only three or less on the mat. Gangadhari Mallesh was the raider on that occasion, brought down on his first raid. 

India leads 43 - 28. 
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The Srilankan defense has managed to pull off close to five super tackles today. Probably best for them if they play with only three defenders, isn't it?
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This time, it's India's chance to dominate as the defense wins a point. 

India leads 43 -26. 
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SUPER TACKLE for Srilanka! 

Rishank Devadiga tries his best to power through the tackle, almost manages to break through but the defense wins the battle in the end. 

India leads 42 - 26. 
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Substitution for India. 

Raju Lal Choudhary and Gangadhari Mallesh come in. 
Deepak Niwas Hooda and Mohit Chhillar are replaced. 
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Rishank Devadiga picks a touch point through a big touch on the cover defender's shoulder. 

India leads 42-24. 
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The Srilankan raider manages to just about break the chain, struggle through but Girish Ernak runs in and prevents the hand from crossing the midline. 

India leads 41-24. 
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The Indian defense swoops in to bring down the Srilankan raider on the DO OR DIE raid! 

India leads 40 - 24. 
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Schoolboy error from the Srilankan defender, who steps over the midline on attempting to tackle Rishank Devadiga. 

India leads 39 - 24. 
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Time-out called by INDIA. 

A little more than six minutes left on the clock as India leads 38-24. 

Srilanka need more than a miracle to make a comeback from here. 
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Bonus point awarded to Monu Goyat. 

India leads 38 - 24. 
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Rahul Chaudhari has been thrown down on the mat through a strong chain tackle! 

India leads 37 - 24. 
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ALL-OUT inflicted on Srilanka! However, the raider does well to collect a bonus point. 

India leads 37 - 23. 
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Just a little more than ten minutes left on the clock. 
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Monu collects a raid point with a toe touch. Srilanka down to just one man on the mat. 

India leads 34 - 22. 
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Girish Ernak's thigh hold is too strong for the Srilankan raider to escape. 

India leads 33 - 22. 
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Poor, poor tackle from the left corner, who runs in towards Rahul Chaudhari as the star raider was looking to go back. Rahul just moved away and went across the mid-line. 
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DO OR DIE now for Ajay Thakur! The defense pins him down again! 

Third SUPER TACKLE for Srilanka! Look at them roar! 
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DO OR DIE raid for Srilanka! 

The raider runs out of time and is asked to leave the court. 
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Srilanka gaining some steam here, two super tackles in a row will give them the required confidence. 
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Yet again, a SUPER TACKLE for Srilanka! 

Monu Goyat this time goes in too deep into the right corner, could not twist away in time and has to jog away to the benches. 

India leads 30 - 20. 
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SUPER TACKLE for Srilanka! 

Ajay Thakur on this occasion cannot get across the half-line as he has been kept down by the two men on court. 

India leads 30 - 18. 
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Mohit Chhillar comes to the party as he puts in a strong dash to throw the raider off the court. 

India leads 30-16. 
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DO OR DIE raid for Monu Goyat! Easy as ever for Monu. 

Runs in towards the right corner, gets a running hand touch and confidently walks into the lobbies. 

India leads 29-16. 
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The Srilankan raider picks up a bonus point. 
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On this occasion, Pardeep has been pinned down. The left cover comes in with a strong dash, converts it into a double thigh hold and brings him down. 

India leads 28 - 15. 
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Almost too easy for India. The left corner goes in with a false tackle as Pardeep collects a point within 10 seconds of the start. 

India leads 28 - 13.
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We are underway in the second half! 

Can Srilanka script a comeback or will India register its second win of the Games? The next 20 minutes will give you the answer. 
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India leads 27 - 13 at half-time!

Srilanka did well to pile some early pressure on the Men in Blue but the defending champions have clawed their way back to claim the lead, a commanding 14 points at that to take the momentum going into the second half. 
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Pardeep Narwal lures a tackle from the cover defender to pick a point on the buzzer raid!
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Mohit Chhillar on this occasion puts in a colossal block as the Srilankan raider had no response. 

India leads 26 - 13. 
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Girish Ernak comes to the party with a strong ankle hold as India's lead continues to swell. 

India leads 25 - 13. 
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ALL-OUT inflicted on Sri Lanka! 

Who's in the action? It's Ajay Thakur! The Indian skipper slips away from the left corner's ankle hold and then runs through the attempted chain from Srilanka to inflict an all-out. 
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Milinda Chaturanga fails to pick a point on the DO OR DIE raid as India continue to assert dominance in this game. 

The Srilankan was looking for a bonus point but he was not given any respite. 

India leads 19-13.
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Monu Goyat goes deep into the left corner and gets a touch on the defender. Excellent skill from the Services raider! 

India leads 18 - 13. 
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Ajay Thakur's back kick gets the crowd going as the skipper's theatrics awards India another point. 

India leads 17 - 13. 
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Solo tackle from the Srilankan left corner is too much for Monu to escape. 

India leads 16 - 13. 
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The chain of Mohit Chhillar and Monu Goyat comes to the fore as the Srilankan raider is trapped in his path as India collect another point. 

India leads 16 - 12. 
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One point each to India and Sri Lanka as the two teams are now trading blow for blow. 

India leads 15 - 12. 
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Monu goes for a touch on the left cover but instead gets a point as he wards off a dash from the right corner. 

India leads 14-12. 
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Sri Lanka's Chaturanga picks up a vital bonus point. 

India leads 13-11. 
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Unlucky Pardeep! He got a touch, but steps out of the court and looks to get across the mid-line, he will not be granted that point. 

India leads 13-10. 
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Sandeep Narwal asserting his dominance as he comes in with a strong dash and thwarts the raider's attempt to get back into his half. 

India leads 13 - 9. 
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Pardeep Narwal picks up a bonus point!
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ALL-OUT inflicted on Sri Lanka! 

The Srilankan raider had his back turned to Girish Ernak who did not need any second invitation to pounce. 

India leads 12 - 8.